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Communities in Action for Peace is looking to fill this summer job position…..

*Job Position: One (1) Part-time Summer Staff Position*
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*Deadline to Apply: June 12, 2009*

Communities in Action for Peace (CAP), a project of the MAPS Program at the
University of Pittsburgh, has an opening for a part-time staff person with
the CAP Summer Peace Program called “Get on the Peace Bus.” The summer
program, running from June 22 to August 12, 2009 will be bringing a message
of peace and non-violence to children and youth living in various
communities and municipalities throughout Allegheny County. There are two
components: 1.) Peace Bus will travel to 15 or more sites that host the
Allegheny County summer feeding program for a one-time visit. Kids of all
ages are welcome. 2.) The Peace Bus Mini-camp will take place in three
different housing communities – Clairton, East Liberty and Sharpsburg during
July and August 2009. The 4-day camp is open to children ages 6 to 12. Get
on the Peace Bus” is funded by Allegheny County Department of Human
Services. The staff person will be working with both components.

*Job Duties and expectations*:

– Staff will assist in providing activities for the Sign for Peace and
the Pledge for Non-violence; team-building skills and conflict resolution
skills through games and role playing; storytelling, arts and crafts;
music/drumming; presentations that teach healthy alternatives to violence.
– Staff will attend Orientation/Training which includes learning
principles of peace and non-violence; communication and conflict
resolution
skills and leadership development skills
– Staff must have experience working with children ages 6 to 12, or a
display a willingness to learn.
– Staff is expected display openness to expressing creativity and show
willingness to participate and/or create activities for the Peace Bus.

*Commitment*:

– Must commit availability from June 22 to August 12, 2009
– The one-time site visits require a half-day commitment. (2½ hours)
– Four day mini-camps require a full-day commitment; must be available
every day of the peace camp to receive stipend. (5 hours)

*Requirements*:

– Age: 16 or older
– Minimum Education requirements: High School Student or GED/High School
Grad
– Possess PA Act 33 and Act 34 Clearances (or apply; fee reimbursed if
hired)
– Have own transportation and/or ability to navigate around Allegheny
County
– Camp counseling experiences is a plus, but is not required

*Stipend*:

– Staff will receive stipend for each site visit completed. Payment will
be based on half-day commitment or full-day commitment.

*Benefits*:

– Gain experience or enhance life skills and creativity.
– Serve as positive role model for youth; modeling peace in action.
– Contribute to the development of peace in our communities and in the
world.

Send or email resume to: Toni McClendon
Community Organizer
Communities in Action for Peace
158 Trees Hall, University of
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
(412) 648-1776, Fax (412) 648-7198
Email: tonim@pitt.edu

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